Two members of the same family were acquitted on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle worth over $ 5,000

Two members of the same family were in possession of a BMW vehicle. The car dealer had the vehicle declared stolen, and both women were arrested in Texas under an international cooperation program between police forces. They were charged at the Montreal Palais de justice with possession of stolen property worth over $ 5,000 (Section 355 a) Criminal Code) and having stolen a motor vehicle (Section 333.1 (1) a) Criminal

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A client charged with possession of stolen goods avoided having a criminal record

A person had purchased a stolen boat worth over $ 20,000 through the classified ads. Police investigated and charged him with possession of stolen goods, because he knew this merchandise had been acquired through commission within Canada of a criminal act (possession of stolen goods) for a value of over $ 5,000 (Section 354 and Section 355a) Criminal Code). This client hired a criminal lawyer to defend him, Xavier Cormier. The

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A client charged with possession of stolen goods receives a discharge

A client of criminal lawyer Xavier Cormier was charged with possession of stolen goods (Sections 354(1) and 355b)ii) Criminal Code). He was accused more specifically of having in his possession some tools that had been stolen from his employer. The client admitted he was guilty but wished to avoid having a criminal record for personal and occupational reasons. Therefore, a representative of the Cormier Simard firm negotiated a guilty plea with

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Possession of stolen goods, as defined by the Criminal Code

Possession of goods obtained by criminal means is an offence provided in Sections 354 and 355 of the Criminal Code. Its definition is having in one’s possession some goods while being aware they were acquired through the commission of a crime. For instance, purchasing some merchandise which has been stolen or acquired through fraud may be considered possession of goods obtained by criminal means. In order to prove possession of

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